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  1. You don't mention it, but I assume you're diving...

    You don't mention it, but I assume you're diving in a wetsuit?

    Personally, I'd just put some weight directly on the cambands threaded through the blocks. Typically some on the top (2x1kg?) and a...
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    Places that spring to mind all seem to have...

    Places that spring to mind all seem to have 40-80.

    Axminster, FFX, Toolstation etc.

    These have P120 & P180
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    Oli is good for gas. Based in Gramat. ...

    Oli is good for gas. Based in Gramat. https://www.thecavetobe.com/en

    He's local for all the northern caves. St Georges / Cabouy / Truffe / St Saveur. I'd suggest basing yourself close to your...
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    Does being a 'Lapsed BSAC member' disqualify you...

    Does being a 'Lapsed BSAC member' disqualify you under all circumstances? :grin:

    Or can you still be a guest on the basis of now being a "suitably qualified non-BSAC diver "?
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    Imitation is the best form of flattery. ...

    Imitation is the best form of flattery.

    Anyway, I was a bigger fan when the H ones were 50 rather than 150. The (relatively) new 6ft long slim one is particularly good though.
  6. Not worth the bother to attempt the sea and I...

    Not worth the bother to attempt the sea and I don't know anywhere you could hire kit.

    You can do a short shallow river dive at Devil's Bridge, Kirkby Lonsdale. That's ok if it's not been raining...
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    The data will sort itself out, the energy...

    The data will sort itself out, the energy required is going down all the time. e.g. If you take the entire wikipedia database and zip it, it will fit on a 32gb SD card that you can buy from Aldi for...
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    The current wholesale electricity price is higher...

    The current wholesale electricity price is higher than the strike price agreed with EDF for Hinckley C and has been for nearly a year.

    I was/am pro-nuclear fission, but I've now started to look...
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    If I had the choice, I'd build a house inside the...

    If I had the choice, I'd build a house inside the fence of a nuclear power station. Armed guards, no crime, millions of kW of rejected heat providing unlimited free heating, nice beach, area of...
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    Both those drives are actually about the same...

    Both those drives are actually about the same speed. ~500mb/s. The 10Gbs just refers to the maximum speed of the USB3.1 standard.

    Transfers from the sd card will be limited by the card itself, to...
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    How odd. Could this be a human error? It's a...

    How odd.

    Could this be a human error? It's a left hand valve and everything is opposite. If the fill whip is connected first and then the habit is to turn the valve a particular way, with a...
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    Gear Stolen from Capernwray

    Posted by Adam Hanlon on facebook.

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    So a large amount of pretty unique gear has been stolen from a store at Capernwray recently.

    It includes:

    Halcyon/Suex...
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    Well, to be fair, privacy of medical information...

    Well, to be fair, privacy of medical information and implied HIV status is pretty fundamental to their work as an HIV support charity.

    I'd expect a 10,000 fine if I filled a dive tank with...
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    The Climbers Club have just ignored it. They post...

    The Climbers Club have just ignored it. They post out a book annually with 1700 members details in it. Which, considering they work on the basis that approval for membership is based you being...
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    I'm part of a small-ish mountaineering club. We...

    I'm part of a small-ish mountaineering club. We have a plain English policy. I sincerely hope the ICO have bigger fish to fry than us.
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    CONS : There will be some losses in the VO itself...

    CONS : There will be some losses in the VO itself and it's on the customer side of the meter so you're paying for them

    PRO : If you are having a problem with the invertor cutting-out due to high...
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    Jamboree

    Jamboree
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    Tidy solution would be to use a NAS. You could...

    Tidy solution would be to use a NAS. You could also use it for other stuff and don't need to worry about file system type, just create a shared folder with the correct credentials. Point time machine...
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    Holdpeak HP-570S-APP - That is a standard...

    Holdpeak HP-570S-APP - That is a standard multi-meter, but with a clamp that can measure current in a conductor. Can't do Earth loop tests


    An earth loop impedance test is more involved and needs...
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    I'd suggest not buying a proper earth loop megger...

    I'd suggest not buying a proper earth loop megger unless you know how to properly use it and interpret the results. Part of the loop may not be in your property / be on the network side. There may be...
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    If you need the depth at a 'shore' site,...

    If you need the depth at a 'shore' site, Wastwater is 70m. Or Lochaline Wall, which is 100m+ in the sea and diveable in all but the worst conditions. No fetch so the swell dies away in a couple of...
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    The HSE medical requires a VO2 max (from a step...

    The HSE medical requires a VO2 max (from a step test) of 45

    I wouldn't trust a Garmin VO2 max. This time last year, I'd just recovered from covid and started doing couch-to-5k. Useless, unfit,...
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    Yes, I realise this. However, my point was that...

    Yes, I realise this. However, my point was that people are complaining about the difference between ppo2 of 1.4 and 1.44 at around 30m. A change in ppo2 that occurs over 1.1m (on 36%).

    I think...
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    Problem is, not all computers and gauges operate...

    Problem is, not all computers and gauges operate on the same principle. Some display the depth in salt water, some in fresh, some are adjustable (shearwater). This is generally just the displayed...
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    I don't have the disposable income to buy a new...

    I don't have the disposable income to buy a new one. No one would buy a new gavin so it's only fair to compare with a 2nd hand suex. I bought my 14 for 2k with two batteries, a 4 blade removable prop...
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